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2012/2/8 Jan Marten Simons <marten@...>:
> Thomas Kahle:
>> > Actualy you can send pull request even now =) Its git. See for example
>> > linux kernel related work
>> Sure, the New Yorker publishes short stories. In my experience this is
>> a huge barrier for first time contributors. I'm seeing this with the
>> offlineimap project which enforces the git-format-patch and mailing list
>> pull-requests/review. There are people who just want to fix three lines
>> in the doc but don't want to get black belts in git-fu. Then sometimes
>> the maintainers won't implement the 3 line change to the doc themselves
>> because they want proper credit for the original contributor, so after
>> ~10 e-mails the original contributor tries git-email and fails to meet
>> the standards. Another couple of e-mails are required do explain
>> sign-off, reply-to headers, ... I'll stop here you get the point.
>> IMHO using github or a self-hosted equivalent will make contributing
>> easier. Clone, commit, and to some web-thingie for the pull-request.
After reading all this, +1 for github.
Maybe that would be a good point to switch to thin manifests.
Dr. Christoph Junghans
> With regards,
> Dipl. Phys.
> Jan M. Simons
> Institute of Crystallography
> RWTH Aachen University